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The BAFTA Awards Details, Establishment, Categories, Facts

The BAFTA Awards Details, Establishment, Categories, Facts

The British Academy Film Awards (Bafta) are the biggest honorary film awards in Britain. They were established & run by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts was formed in 1947 by a group of British film producers, it aims to develop and celebrate film, television and games.

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts is an independent charity and in the early 1970s, the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh made the decision to gift royalties to the organisation.

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has around 7,500 members and holds the film awards once a year.

There are also special awards to celebrate children's television and video games.

The most prestigious award is The Fellowship. It's given for outstanding achievement in films throughout long careers.

Facts

The bronze Bafta award, or mask, was designed by American sculptor Mitzi Cunliffe.

Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, has been President of the Academy since February 2010.

In 2013 The Queen was presented with an honorary award to recognise her outstanding support of the film and television industries.

The BAFTA 2019 awards will be accorded on 10 February 2019 in a grand ceremony at the Royal Albert Hall in London.


 

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